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Adjuvant radiotherapy and chemotherapy in node-positive premenopausal women with breast cancer.
BACKGROUND Radiotherapy after mastectomy to treat early breast cancer has been known since the 1940s to reduce rates of local relapse. However, the routine use of postoperative radiotherapy began toExpand
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Late cosmetic results of short fractionation for breast conservation.
BACKGROUND AND PURPOSE The number of fractions of radiation therapy (RT) used after breast conserving surgery varies widely and accounts for a significant proportion of the workload in a modernExpand
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Locoregional first recurrence after mastectomy: prospective cohort studies with and without immediate chemotherapy.
PURPOSE To evaluate prospectively the impact of combination chemotherapy in the combined modality treatment of isolated first locoregional recurrence (LRR) following mastectomy for breast cancer. Expand
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Conservative Surgery and Radiation Therapy for Early Breast Cancer
The goal of conservative surgery and radiation therapy (CS + RT) in the management of operable breast cancer is to achieve survival and local control equivalent to that following total mastectomyExpand
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Early breast cancer: detection of recurrence after conservative surgery and radiation therapy.
To determine the clinical and mammographic features of recurrent breast cancer after tumorectomy and radiation therapy, the authors reviewed the clinical history and serial mammograms of 48 patientsExpand
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Ten years of breast screening in the Screening Mammography Program of British Columbia, 1988–97
Objectives To evaluate 10 year outcomes of the Screening Mammography Program of British Columbia (SMPBC) and determine if breast screening targets were being achieved among women aged 40–80+ years.Expand
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Radiation dose and second breast cancer.
Amongst 14,000 women with breast cancer treated between 1946 and 1982, 194 developed a second primary tumour in the contralateral breast more than one year after diagnosis of the first primary. TheExpand
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Combined modality therapy of Hodgkin's disease: 10-year results of National Cancer Institute of Canada Clinical Trials Group multicenter clinical trial.
The purpose of this study was to compare four methods of treatment for stage III-IV Hodgkin's disease. Between January 1972 and September 1976, 266 patients with stage IIIB, IVA, and IVB Hodgkin'sExpand
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Effect of acetylsalicylic acid on radiation and cosmetic results after conservative surgery for early breast cancer: a randomized trial.
BACKGROUND AND PURPOSE Acetylsalicylic acid (ASA) can reduce the incidence of stroke and myocardial infarction by inhibiting platelet-fibrin thrombi in small blood vessels. To determine if ASA couldExpand
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Postmastectomy lymphedema treated with the Wright linear pump.
  • C. Kim-Sing, V. Basco
  • Medicine
  • Canadian journal of surgery. Journal canadien de…
  • 1 September 1987
Fifteen patients with postmastectomy lymphedema of the arm were treated with the Wright linear pump, a programmable, gradient pressure, sequential, intermittent compression pump. The group comprisedExpand
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